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Owner: Southern
Model:EMD E8ABuilt As:SOU 2923 (E8A)
Serial Number:14172Order No:2039
Frame Number:2039-A1Built:9/1951
Notes:CNOTP, Operates at NC Trans. Mueseum
Other locos with this serial:  SOU 6900(E8A) NCMX 6900(E8A) SOU 2923(E8A)
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SOUTHERN 2923, later Southern 6900, wrecked at Woodstock, Al.
Title:  SOUTHERN 2923, later Southern 6900, wrecked at Woodstock, Al.
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/25/1951  Upload Date: 10/27/2012 7:51:40 PM
Location:  Woodstock, AL
Author:  Bob Hasty
Categories:  Wreck,Passenger
Locomotives:  SOU 2923(E8A) SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  4510   Comments: 5
Southern E8A, number unknown.
Title:  Southern E8A, number unknown.
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/25/1951  Upload Date: 10/27/2012 7:48:01 PM
Location:  Woodstock, AL
Author:  Bob Hasty
Categories:  Wreck,Passenger
Locomotives:  SOU 2923(E8A) SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  1770   Comments: 0
SOU E8A 6900
Title:  SOU E8A 6900
Description:  Southern E8A 6900 was on the northbound SOUTHERN CRESCENT at Slidell, Louisiana. It had recently been repainted into the new green paint scheme and renumbered from 2923. It was retired in 1979 and donated to the North Carolina Transportation Museum. (approximate date of photo)
Photo Date:  3/1/1973  Upload Date: 6/28/2020 11:49:33 AM
Location:  Slidell, LA
Author:  JAMES H. SELZER, JR. photo
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  76   Comments: 0
SOU 6900
Title:  SOU 6900
Description:  Picture was taken by Harv Khan(Deceased) I am posting so everyone can enjoy his excellent work
Photo Date:  12/30/1975  Upload Date: 8/6/2008 10:34:51 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Crow T. Robot
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  789   Comments: 0
SOU 6900 Benjamin Harrison of Virginia
Title:  SOU 6900 Benjamin Harrison of Virginia
Description:  In 1976, the Southern paid tribute to the American Bicentennial with banners for the signers of the Declaration of Independence from the Southern's territory.
Photo Date:  5/1/1976  Upload Date: 1/24/2006 7:14:37 PM
Location:  Atlanta, GA
Author:  Frank Greene
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  997   Comments: 0
1st Section, Train #2 Southern Crescent
Title:  1st Section, Train #2 Southern Crescent
Description:  During the Summer of 1976, the Southern Crescent frequently ran in two sections between Atlanta and Washington, D. C. Here we see 1st #2 crossing Peachtree Creek. The E-units show Southern's Bicentennial treatment.
Photo Date:  7/1/1976  Upload Date: 1/23/2006 6:43:46 PM
Location:  Atlanta, GA
Author:  Frank Greene
Categories:  Bridge
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  2018   Comments: 3
1st Section, Train #2 Southern Crescent
Title:  1st Section, Train #2 Southern Crescent
Description:  During the Summer of 1976, the Southern Crescent frequently ran in two sections between Atlanta and Washington, D. C. Here we see E8 6900 crossing the L&N at Howell Tower on its way from the Southern's North Avenue Coach Yard to Peachtree Station with the train that will become the 1st section of #2. The E-units show Southern's Bicentennial treatment.
Photo Date:  7/1/1976  Upload Date: 1/23/2006 6:43:47 PM
Location:  Atlanta, GA
Author:  Frank Greene
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  1578   Comments: 2
Southern 6900
Title:  Southern 6900
Description:  Ivy City engine terminal, Washington, August 1976.
Photo Date:  8/14/1976  Upload Date: 9/14/2013 11:24:24 AM
Location:  Ivy City, DC
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  361   Comments: 0
SOU 6900
Title:  SOU 6900
Description:  Southern 6900, 6905 and 2 more await their next assignment for the Crescent
Photo Date:  5/1/1977  Upload Date: 11/11/2004 3:44:55 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  Tim Darnell
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  1348   Comments: 3
Southern Crescent
Title:  Southern Crescent
Description:  Southbound Crescent stops at Birmingham station sometime in 1978.
Photo Date:  12/31/1978  Upload Date: 5/5/2009 10:32:26 PM
Location:  Birmingham, AL
Author:  Rick D
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  997   Comments: 3
Southern Crescent
Title:  Southern Crescent
Description:  The second-to-last southbound SOUTHERN CRESCENT had just arrived at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal on 30 January 1979 with three E-units and ten cars. The train’s consist was E8A’s 6900, 6914 and 6907 with deadhead diner 3308 and Amtrak sleeper-lounge 3203 CRYSTAL STREAM, baggage car 3589, coach 842, Amtrak sleeper-lounge 3202 LAUREL STREAM, coach 816, 10-6 sleepers 3403 HOLSTON RIVER and Amtrak 2604 PACIFIC CAPE, diner 3307 and dome-coach 1613. The final SOUTHERN CRESCENT arrived on 1 February with six E8A’s and 14 cars.
Photo Date:  1/30/1979  Upload Date: 9/10/2017 12:42:31 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  Michael Palmieri
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  1083   Comments: 0
Southern Ry faces
Title:  Southern Ry faces
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/10/1996  Upload Date: 9/15/2015 7:45:04 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Jim Owens
Categories:  Roster,Night
Locomotives:  SOU 6133(FP7A) SOU 2601(GP30) SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  657   Comments: 0
The 6900 makes her own fireworks .
Title:  The 6900 makes her own fireworks .
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/10/1996  Upload Date: 9/15/2015 7:46:01 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Jim Owens
Categories:  Roster,Night
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  376   Comments: 0
SOU 6900 at the turntable
Title:  SOU 6900 at the turntable
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/1997  Upload Date: 9/21/2019 4:22:11 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  179   Comments: 1
SOU 6900
Title:  SOU 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/1997  Upload Date: 9/21/2019 4:22:21 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  172   Comments: 1
SOU 6900
Title:  SOU 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/1997  Upload Date: 9/21/2019 4:22:32 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  187   Comments: 1
E8A SOU 6900
Title:  E8A SOU 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/1997  Upload Date: 9/21/2019 4:22:50 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
SOU 6900
Title:  SOU 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/1997  Upload Date: 9/21/2019 4:23:02 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  150   Comments: 0
Southern E units
Title:  Southern E units
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/1997  Upload Date: 4/26/2010 9:38:44 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  666   Comments: 0
SR 6900
Title:  SR 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/1997  Upload Date: 9/29/2017 11:33:19 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  99   Comments: 0
Spencer,NC
Title:  Spencer,NC
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/1997  Upload Date: 9/29/2017 11:35:32 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  101   Comments: 0
Southern E8A
Title:  Southern E8A
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/1997  Upload Date: 9/29/2017 11:37:22 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Action
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  103   Comments: 0
Southern E Unit
Title:  Southern E Unit
Description:  Southern E units at Spencer Shops NC
Photo Date:  8/11/1997  Upload Date: 12/1/2009 9:43:33 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  565   Comments: 0
Cresent
Title:  Cresent
Description:  Souther Cresent E unit
Photo Date:  8/11/1997  Upload Date: 12/1/2009 9:51:51 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Richard Gorddard
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  573   Comments: 0
SR Artistic
Title:  SR Artistic
Description:  One of my Favorite shots!
Photo Date:  4/26/2003  Upload Date: 11/1/2004 2:34:18 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Jason Breakiron
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  654   Comments: 0
Southern Railways "Southern Crescent"
Title:  Southern Railways "Southern Crescent"
Description:  SR 6900 Leads a Photo Freight at Spencer Rail Days In April 2003!
Photo Date:  4/26/2003  Upload Date: 11/1/2004 2:29:26 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Jason Breakiron
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  943   Comments: 3
SOU 6900
Title:  SOU 6900
Description:  Photo by Eric Augatis
Photo Date:  4/26/2003  Upload Date: 1/6/2005 11:13:27 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Eric Augatis Photo
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  917   Comments: 3
SOU 6900
Title:  SOU 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/10/2004  Upload Date: 9/8/2005 1:51:59 AM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Jeff Marley
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  395   Comments: 0
SOU 6900
Title:  SOU 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/10/2004  Upload Date: 9/8/2005 1:52:00 AM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Jeff Marley
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  332   Comments: 0
SOU 6900
Title:  SOU 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/10/2004  Upload Date: 9/8/2005 1:52:01 AM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Jeff Marley
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  377   Comments: 0
SOU 6900
Title:  SOU 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/10/2004  Upload Date: 9/8/2005 1:52:03 AM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Jeff Marley
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  304   Comments: 0
SOU 6900
Title:  SOU 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/1/2004  Upload Date: 11/30/2008 9:10:00 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Jason Underwood
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  428   Comments: 1
The Good Ol Days of Railroading
Title:  The Good Ol Days of Railroading
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/2/2004  Upload Date: 11/21/2004 2:08:36 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Jason Breakiron
Categories: 
Locomotives:  ACL 1031(4-6-0) SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  1063   Comments: 0
Southern Crescent
Title:  Southern Crescent
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/2/2004  Upload Date: 11/21/2004 2:09:02 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Jason Breakiron
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A) ACL 1031(4-6-0)
Views:  970   Comments: 1
SOU 6900
Title:  SOU 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/8/2004  Upload Date: 1/19/2008 6:12:15 AM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  James Rich
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  345   Comments: 0
SOU 6900
Title:  SOU 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/27/2004  Upload Date: 5/31/2015 1:20:23 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Dave K
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  184   Comments: 0
SOU 6900
Title:  SOU 6900
Description:  Beautifully restored Southern 6900 sits outside the roundhouse.
Photo Date:  11/16/2004  Upload Date: 11/16/2004 7:43:42 AM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Marc Henderson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  691   Comments: 2
USN 65-00556
Title:  USN 65-00556
Description:  North Carolina Transport Museum at Spencer Shops
Photo Date:  4/11/2005  Upload Date: 7/17/2012 8:17:11 AM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  STEPHEN JONES
Categories: 
Locomotives:  USN 65-00556(44 Tonner) SOU 6900(E8A) ACL 501(E6A)
Views:  451   Comments: 0
SOU 6900
Title:  SOU 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/30/2005  Upload Date: 4/18/2006 11:14:13 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Bryan McNiel
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  439   Comments: 0
Amtrak Crescent, northbound, May, 1979 [2]
Title:  Amtrak Crescent, northbound, May, 1979 [2]
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/31/2005  Upload Date: 1/4/2006 10:04:18 AM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  John Sita
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  581   Comments: 0
Amtrak Crescent, northbound, May, 1979 [3]
Title:  Amtrak Crescent, northbound, May, 1979 [3]
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/31/2005  Upload Date: 1/4/2006 10:04:31 AM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  John Sita
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  478   Comments: 0
Amtrak Crescent, northbound, May, 1979 [4]
Title:  Amtrak Crescent, northbound, May, 1979 [4]
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/31/2005  Upload Date: 1/12/2006 6:39:47 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  John Sita
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  604   Comments: 1
Amtrak Crescent, northbound, May, 1979
Title:  Amtrak Crescent, northbound, May, 1979
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/31/2005  Upload Date: 1/12/2006 6:39:26 PM
Location:  New Orleans, LA
Author:  John Sita
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  376   Comments: 0
Southern Crescent, northbound, July, 1978
Title:  Southern Crescent, northbound, July, 1978
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/31/2005  Upload Date: 1/3/2006 2:09:03 PM
Location:  Hattiesburg, MS
Author:  John Sita
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6902(E8A) SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  1094   Comments: 3
A Colorful lineup at the roundhouse
Title:  A Colorful lineup at the roundhouse
Description:  A Colorful lineup at the roundhouse
Photo Date:  5/6/2006  Upload Date: 5/8/2006 8:13:14 PM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Stuart Lodge
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  AMTK 307(F40PH) ACL 501(E6A) SOU 6900(E8A) NS 1616(AS416)
Views:  1742   Comments: 6
Classic Looking Ahead....As We Look Back....
Title:  Classic Looking Ahead....As We Look Back....
Description:  One of the classiest locomotives to ever ride the rails....nothing further be said
Photo Date:  5/6/2006  Upload Date: 5/8/2006 12:07:40 AM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  575   Comments: 0
How Do I Love Thee?
Title:  How Do I Love Thee?
Description:  Let us count the ways.......
Photo Date:  5/6/2006  Upload Date: 5/8/2006 12:12:36 AM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  489   Comments: 0
Vintage Lineup
Title:  Vintage Lineup
Description:  Vintage locomotives sit around the turntable
Photo Date:  5/6/2006  Upload Date: 5/9/2006 12:32:59 AM
Location:  Spencer, NC
Author:  Brian Hill
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  AMTK 307(F40PH) ACL 501(E6A) SOU 6900(E8A) ACL 1031(4-6-0) NS 1616(AS416)
Views:  1428   Comments: 0
SOU 6900
Title:  SOU 6900
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/10/2006  Upload Date: 10/2/2010 1:27:28 PM
Location:  Atlanta, GA
Author:  Hogarth Ferguson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  354   Comments: 0
SOU 6900
Title:  SOU 6900
Description:  The 6900 Arrived on 119 and is in town for Inman Yard's 50th Ann., Got a rainy welcome
Photo Date:  10/17/2006  Upload Date: 10/17/2006 10:00:32 AM
Location:  Inman Yard, GA
Author:  J. Williams
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOU 6900(E8A)
Views:  451   Comments: 1


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